As the rest of the state alternately laments or celebrates the arrival of some genuine winter weather, the Holyoke clan has headed to the mountains to renew a longstanding tradition we call “Snow Camp.” It’s a ski trip, of sorts, though calling it that diminishes exactly what this trip has come to mean to us. […]
More than a decade ago, as my passion for fly fishing really began to take off, I spent an enjoyable day on the water with a friend who pulled a flybox out of his vest and offered me a few flies to try. The flies were lined up in neat rows, and he had a […]
Citing good hunting weather and other factors, Maine’s moose biologist said that despite a decrease in moose permits issued by the state this year, more hunters actually filled their tags. Percentage-wise, the success rate soared to 80 percent during the 2015 season. A year ago, just 65 percent of hunters were successful. Overall, according to […]
Fans of longitme BDN outdoor writer and artist Tom Hennessey can catch up with him on Saturday as he signs copies of his latest book, “Leave Some for Seed,” at the Old Town Trading Post. Hennessey will be on hand from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. for the signing.
My first indication that this year’s deer season might be a bit different than those in the past came way back in July, when I took a drive past my group’s favorite hunting spot. I saw sunlight filtering through formerly dark growth. The woods were — different. In retrospect, after a month of tromping through […]